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News from st paul' s college union available from the college gough whitlam, australia's 21st prime minister and a pauline, died in sydney on 21 october 2014, aged 98 he was a great man, complicated and controversial, and he the hon edward gough whitlam ac qc (1935-42, fellow 1947. Gough whitlam, labor prime minister from 1972 to 1975 design and art of australia online at unsw australia gough whitlam's understanding of the arts and what they can do and be for the lionel murphy papers shed more light on a controversial life at a demonstration, faith bandler. Remembering former labor prime minister gough whitlam australia's 21st prime minister gough whitlam has died in sydney biographer jenny hocking says this period had one of the most profound influences on gough whitlam's life.
Edward gough whitlam, ac, qc (born 11 july 1916), known as gough whitlam (pronounced goff) became australias 21st prime minister on 5 december 1972 a member of the australian labor party gough and margaret whitlam were made life members of the australian labor party. Former labor prime minister gough whitlam has died at age 98 'a legend who shaped modern australia': gough whitlam was a controversial figure with many australians australia mourns the passing of its 21st prime minister, the honourable edward gough whitlam ac qc. Gough whitlam's election heralded a period of unprecedented reform in australia but his period as prime minister is the country's most controversial to date skip to: a timeline of gough whitlam's life edward gough whitlam is born in melbourne. Edward gough whitlam ac qc ( 11 july 1916 - 21 october 2014) was the 21st prime minister of australia , serving from 1972 to 1975 the leader of the labor party from 1967 to 1977, whitlam led his party to power for the first time in 23 years at the 1972 election he won the 1974 election. Edward gough whitlam was australia's prime minister for just three years but in that time transformed the country gough whitlam australian prime minister july 11,1916 - october 21, 2014 his career unravelled in one of the country's most notorious political scandals.